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Therapeutic Aspects of Running

Dana Denissel, MOT

CE Credit: 1 Hour

Target Audience: Psychology CE | Counseling CE | Social Work CE | Occupational Therapy CEUs | Marriage & Family Therapy CE | Nutrition & Dietetics CE

Learning Level: Intermediate

Course Type: Online

Course Abstract

Therapeutic Aspects of Running is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that will equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge to help clients develop a healthy individualized running regimen while preventing running injuries. Physical inactivity is among the most critical public health concerns in America today. For healthcare professionals, the creation and implementation of sustainable fitness solutions is a relevant cause. This course will help you become familiar with the physical and psychological rewards involved in the activity of running, identify risks and the most common running injuries – along with their symptoms and most probable causes – and describe strategies that can be used in preventing running injuries and developing a healthy individualized running regimen.

Closeout Course #10-70 | 2014 | 16 pages | 10 posttest questions

Learning Objectives

1.List the physical benefits of a habitual running program
2.Name psychological and emotional benefits of exercise
3.Describe seven key injuries that most commonly affect runners
4.Identify strategies for preventing running injuries
5.List elements that are useful in developing a healthy running program
CE INFORMATION

NBCC ACEP Approved ProviderNBCC Clock Hours: 1 | 
NBCC ACEP Number: 5590 | 

Professional Development Resources
 is also approved as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling and is CE Broker compliant (#50-1635); the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists (#193) and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (#RCST100501). 

COURSE DIRECTIONS

This online course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. After enrolling, click on My Account and scroll down to My Active Courses. From here you’ll see links to download/print the course materials and take the CE test (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).

Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. Click here to learn more.

About the Author(s)

Dana Denissel, MOT, earned her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University, and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Anthropology from Texas A&M University. She has been employed in a variety of health care settings as an occupational therapist and supervisor. Dana’s interest in running began in 1988 when she sought out an exercise regime to combat depression. In the beginning she most enjoyed the time it afforded her with her thoughts, and the sense of freedom. She has since trained for and completed several marathons with the assistance of her online coach, Eric Orton. 


Disclosure:


Financial: Dana Denissel is an author for Professional Development Resources and receives royalties on sales of her courses.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

 


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